Raised in the Lehigh Valley, Shamus came to WDIY with over a decade of experience in public broadcasting. Before joining the WDIY staff in 2014, he spent two years at WXPN in Philadelphia assisting with the station’s fund drives, live recordings, and programming. His background also includes commercial radio experience at Baltimore's 98 Rock where Shamus served his internship in the marketing and promotions department.
Shamus has a B.A. in Mass Communication from York College of Pennsylvania with minors in Music Industry/Recording Technology and Business Administration. His duties include overseeing the station's membership database, direct mail campaigns, on-air membership drives, and grant research/writing. He is a strong believer in public radio and his hometown community in the Lehigh Valley.